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The Woman Prisoner by Saul Salo

Location:The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Material: Granite
Dated: 1970

Description: An abstract, perhaps symbolic, carved stone sculpture that encourages contemplation

Caption: "Saul Salo, Sculptor and Architect. b. 1947, Mexico City. Immigrated 1974. Studies: 1965-71 National University, Mexico, architecture. Teaching: History of architecture, Mexico; 1977-80 Jordan Valley College, photography; 1981-82 Jordan Valley College, ceramics; 1983-84 Tel Hai College, ceramics; 1988-91Tel Hai College, sculpture; Haifa University. Prize: 1987 Emek Hayarden Prize for Encouragement of Art. Environmental Sculptures: Courtyard at Kibbutz Ein Gev, 1985 Bird, 1987 Water Stone; 1988 Sea of Galilee, Sea Stone; Efal, Dialogue; 1989 Kibbutz Neot Mordechai, Memorial to the Holocaust; Tzrifin; 1990 Kibbutz Ein Gev Beach, Sea of Galilee; 1992 Ein Gev, "Esco" Memorial." 
From am Israel Museum, Jerusalem web site that no longer works :

To see other, very different, sculptures by the same artist go to:  
Stone Shelter at Desert Sculpture Park: [
and Tall Still Life: []


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